Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- Creative tension [Economist.com]
Google tunes its approach to innovation as it tries to find a better way of turning good ideas into cash in the bank.
- Innovation Upgrade: How Global Shifts Will Change Your View on Innovation [Stefan Lindegaard]
Globalization and web tools are starting to invalidate some of the assumptions we used when building our approaches to innovation. How should be foster innovation when ideas are commoditized?
- The Failed Promise of Innovation in the U.S. [BusinessWeek]
“We live in an era of rapid innovation.” What if that piece of conventional wisdom is wrong?
- How nine of the world’s largest tech companies got started [Royal Pingdom]
Many of today’s largest tech companies, such as Sony, Nokia, Samsung and IBM, have been around for a very long time (some since the 1800s). Their beginnings were often very humble, and it is fascinating to look back and see how they actually got started.